Recent Blog Entries

  • Wed at 9:15 PM
    Posted by Dental Jugaad
    As cars speed past patients in India’s capital don’t think twice about having their teeth seen to by the city’s popular street dentists. And it’s not only in New Delhi, it happens in cities all over India.  Self-proclaimed roadside dentists perform complicated dental p...
  • General Kartar Singh, an internationally-renowned dentist, passed away recently in Panchkula at the age of 96. For his role during its initial years, he is widely respected as the father of the Army Dental Corps. Persistent lobbying by politicians to establish a dental service for Indian troops led ...
  • Accusing the government of disregarding their plight, Dental Surgeons Association (DSA) Saturday staged protest at Press Enclave here demanding creation of a separate directorate for dental health services in the state. The Dental Surgeons set ablaze copies of their degree certificates to prote...
  • Health minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday told TOI that the state will begin a common entrance test for admission to postgraduate (PG) seats in medicine and dentistry from the academic session 2015-16.Parsekar was reacting to the demand by aspiring postgraduate students who have asked for a unif...
  • The street dentists of Delhi

    Posted Wed at 9:15 PM by Dental Jugaad

    As cars speed past patients in India’s capital don’t think twice about having their teeth seen to by the city’s popular street dentists. And it’s not only in New Delhi, it happens in cities all over India.  Self-proclaimed roadside dentists perform complicated dental p...

  • The first Indian military dentist!

    Posted July 17 by Dr. Samir D.

    General Kartar Singh, an internationally-renowned dentist, passed away recently in Panchkula at the age of 96. For his role during its initial years, he is widely respected as the father of the Army Dental Corps. Persistent lobbying by politicians to establish a dental service for Indian troops led ...

  • Dental Surgeons stage demo, torch degree certificates

    Posted July 16 by Dental Jugaad

    Accusing the government of disregarding their plight, Dental Surgeons Association (DSA) Saturday staged protest at Press Enclave here demanding creation of a separate directorate for dental health services in the state. The Dental Surgeons set ablaze copies of their degree certificates to prote...

  • PG admissions: CET for medicine, dentistry courses

    Posted July 16 by Dental Jugaad

    Health minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday told TOI that the state will begin a common entrance test for admission to postgraduate (PG) seats in medicine and dentistry from the academic session 2015-16.Parsekar was reacting to the demand by aspiring postgraduate students who have asked for a unif...

  • Dentist crafts the world's most expensive dentures, made from g

    Posted July 5 by Dental Jugaad

    If you want to brighten up your smile, there is an alternative to regular brushing and mouthwash – an £89,000 set of dentures made of gold and diamonds. Dubai Liberty Dental Clinic sells dentures made from 10g of pure 25 carat gold and 156 diamonds weighing a total of 2.5 carats. The denture was c...

  • All about macro photography!

    Posted June 29 by Pashminu Mansukhani

    Macro photography (also known as photomacrography or macrography), is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size. The ratio of the subject size on the sensor to the actual subject size is known as the rep...

  • Dental college in RIMS all set to expand

    Posted June 12 by Dental Jugaad

    Students from almost all states of the Northeastern region have been studying dentistry in private colleges throughout the country as there are not enough dental college in the region. Only students whose parents are able to afford the exorbitant fee are able to study dentistry in private colleges. ...

  • Setting up a practice

    Posted May 12 by Vibhuti Trivedi

    Hello, I hope I am posting my query in the right section of the forum! I am planning to open my own clinic around December. It would be great if anyone could help me with a list of instruments and materials. Also any information that one thinks is important to consider in the process.

  • Dental college to refund fee, compensate OBC student

    Posted May 11 by Dental Jugaad

    The Thane Additional District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum recently directed Terna Dental College in Navi Mumbai to pay a compensation of Rs 70,000 to a student from OBC category for adopting unfair trade practice. The forum while holding the college guilty of deficiency of service further dire...

  • Dentist gets his teeth into charity challenge

    Posted May 11 by Dental Jugaad

    A DARING Darlington dentist is gearing up to complete a nine-day cycle ride to help raise thousands of pounds for charity. Simon Holguin, from Victoria Dental Practice, in Victoria Road, will begin at John O'Groats, in Scotland, on Saturday. He will head south towards Land's End, with the aim of r...